Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, July 26, 1847

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, July 26, 1847
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Date:1847-07-26

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Letter from Edwin Polydore Seward to Frances Miller Seward, July 26, 1847

action: sent

sender: Edwin Seward
Birth: 1797-06-02  Death: 1872-04-23

location: Chester, NY

receiver: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

location: Auburn, NY

transcription: meb 

revision: crb 2017-02-13

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Summerville July 26th 1847
Dear Sister
It becomes my melancholy
Not placable; not to be appeased; incapable of being pacified; stubborn or constant in enmity • Incapable of being relieved or quieted; inextinguishable •
duty to inform
you of the death of Miss Juli Ann Vanbrunt
Birth: 1811 Death: 1847-07-24
she
left Florida three weeks ago last friday and went to
her mothers
Birth: 1789-10-26 Death: 1858-12-24
to recruit her health & strength in two weeks
her rheumatism
Applied to animals - quickness or acuteness of scent • Quickness or acuteness of discernment or penetration; readiness of apprehension; the faculty of readily discerning and distingusihing ideas, and of separating truth from falsehood •
left her Father
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
went over to see her she did
not improve except the rheumatism
Applied to animals - quickness or acuteness of scent • Quickness or acuteness of discernment or penetration; readiness of apprehension; the faculty of readily discerning and distingusihing ideas, and of separating truth from falsehood •
and the last week she
declined gradually untill last saturday about noon she
requested her mother to change her clothes and rub her
shoulders with spirits her mother went to rub &se she
set up in the and observed it felt good very soon she inc-
lined on her mothers breast and in three minuets she had
passed the confines of this world through some inadvertenc ^e^
on the part of Mr Greer
Unknown
the word did not reach Florida till ten
oClock yesterday Washington
Birth: 1808-08-26 Death: 1888-12-07
left immediately and got there
just as the people were leaving the grave. Mrs L. S.
Unknown
is not
very well owing to har[ ves ]
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Reason: wax-seal
t and haying we are most through
father is in a peck of [ troubles ]
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Reason: wax-seal
about a housekeeper and what
is to be done is the great question. I write in a great hurry
and believe me to be your Affte Bub Ed. P. Seward
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Chester N.Y
July 26
Mrs Wm H Seward
Auburn
Cayuga County
New York
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Frances Seward

Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21
Polydore Seward
July 26
1847